Category “War”

Night Will Fall

Night Will Fall is a documentary that was originally shot by Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Bernstein in 1945 just after the war ended, and it's about the atrocities the victors discovered upon finding the Nazi death camps, which were scattered all across Europe. The original film was entitled "German Concentration Camps Factual Survey" and was never actually completed due to the fact that Bernstein was stonewalled by political authorities because some were becoming nervous of the growing Zionist movement and sought an ally in anti-Soviet German. Researchers only recently discovered the...

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Churchill: The Nation’s Farewell

On the night of the 29th of December 1940, German bombers struck London with a vengeance. At these darkest of hours Britain's   Prime Minister recognised the huge importance of saving one building, ordering at once that at all cost St. Paul's cathedral must be saved. As fire crews fought the flames all around a photographer grabbed his camera, took the shot and happened to capture a front page photograph which many think sums up the spirit of the county they live in. A quarter of a century later Sir. Winston Churchill was back in St. Paul's at the centre of a magnificent funeral...

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Little Dieter Needs to Fly

Dieter Dengler was a German-American pilot who was shot down over Laos in February 1st of 1966 during the early phase of the Vietnam war. He himself noted that the only reason he took part in the war was because of this love to fly planes. Once shot down he was subsequently held prisoner but managed to escape on June 29th, 1966. Accompanied by documentary award winning film maker, Werner Herzog, Dengler in this film attempts to describe and re-enact some of his experiences from the war and being held captive....

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Israel Started It All

The Middle East was a battlefield for most of the 20th century, but one of the hardest fought wars of all was in 1973 when Egypt and Syria launched a surprise attack against on Israel on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. For three weeks the battle swung violently from side to side it brought each in sight of victory and defeat and it brought the superpowers America and the Soviet Union close to a nuclear showdown. The Israelis where in no doubt they were fighting for their countries very survival. In this program reporter Peter Snow reveals how Arab and Israeli commanders astonished each...

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Kids with Guns: UK’s Army Cadet Force

VICE releases a new episode to their on going series "Rule Britannia", the film follows United Kingdom's Army Cadet Force to get an inside view of how the Army trains and recruits young kids to join the Cadets, that's over 46,000 members, all of whom are within the ages of 12 to 18. The Cadets have about 1,700 detachments set up all around the country, with the main goal of training these kids, teaching them discipline and...

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Princes of the Yen

Princes of Yen is a film based off of a book by Professor Richard Werner who was a researcher that visited the Bank of Japan during the 90's crash which saw the market fall by about 80% and house prices rise 84%. The film sets about revealing the real cause behind this and how once beaten in World War II it's society was molded to suit the plans of those in power, to which the citizens themselves were kept in the dark about. Using old footage and interviews of Richard Werner himself we are shown what really happened in Japan almost 25 years ago and what appears to be happening in Europe...

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The Iraq War

A few days after 9/11 Iraq's intelligence service received a secret message from a trusted emissary stating that America wanted to commit to the war on terror against Al-Qaeda. The deputy prime minster Tariq Aziz gave the order to tell America that Iraq would help fight Al-Qaeda. Saddam's answer was quite different as he felt that America wasn't the only country to suffer from terrorism and that the sanctions the UN apply to his country was a form of terror, killing far more in Iraq than died in 9/11. This film tells the inside story of a decade of war in Iraq, from the road to...

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The Architect

Vice News meets up with James Mitchell who was found to be the head of a program the United States set up in order to extract intelligence from captured "terrorists" via controversial forms of interrogation, i.e. waterboarding. According to news reports Mitchell personally waterboarded the so-called 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, this is his first ever public interview. Mitchell has in fact signed a non-disclosure agreement with the CIA and therefore cannot speak on his apparent role in the CIA's enhanced interrogation program but he does speak on a report the Senate...

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Putin’s Gamble

In this Panorama film, they set about confronting Vladimir Putin as he stands accused of launching an undeclared war against Ukraine. This particular outbreak of war has been simmering for a long time, many Ukrainians wanted to move closer to the West, violent protests followed but then in Kiev on February of 2014 the first shots were fired. In a single day 51 Ukrainians were gunned down by snipers who picked them off one by one. A new Pro Western government emerged, the Kremlin's response was to stir up rebellion in the...

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